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2001 suzuki quadmaster 500 4x4 rev limiter when in any gear other than neutral


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Even more reason to not start bypassing rev limiters just yet. There are very good rebuild kits for the carbs that have everything inside the package.  Start there and get familiar with the carb, jet size and air/fuel setting. 
Unless the carburetor body has a stripped part ?

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That's interesting.  I guess somehow the reverse gear rev limiter is interfering with forward gears as well.  Some of them have a reverse limiter lockout on the handlebar, so i wonder if grounding or breaking ground would just disable the reverse rev limiter completely....

Neat find!

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1 hour ago, Frank Angerano said:

@mrfartsalot i have someone that has the same quad and is having the same issue. So it would be a huge help if this works.  
I cant see that video. @Ajmboy can you help me out converting that video ?  

That's because its an mp4 file and I think you are on an ipad, right? I converted it to a .MOV

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Just now, Frank Angerano said:

Im on the iPad when I'm home, phone when im out and about.  I need to set up the ipqd like you said a desk top view?

I'm not sure if you'll be able to see mp4 videos.  What happens is that when people upload videos from an apple device, it's .MOV file but other devices are .MP4. Apple doesn't play .MP4 natively from what I understand.

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@Frank Angerano there are a couple things to check before modifying the wiring from the research i did overcharging/ undercharging can cause issues that are similar and also the cdi can go bad and cause a similar issue, also check the valve adjustment. i will try to get better pictures of what i did but the neutral switch should be grounding the wire going to the cdi to tell it it is in neutral this also allows the starter to be activated. In my case the wiring on my quad is already hacked up so i had no problems cutting the wire and if it didn't work splicing it back together.

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10 hours ago, Frank Angerano said:

@Ajmboy is there a set up for my iPad that will show different desktop then my phone?

If you are using Safari, should be same as iPhone I think, where when you hit the share button it brings up an option to request desktop site:

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I have a 2000 quadmaster doing the same exact thing. I've replaced the CDI with a new OEM unit.  Replaced the stator and coil with aftermarket units.  I've run a new wire to the coil.  I've cut the blue/red wire.  I've cleaned the grounds. All to no avail.  I'm at my witts end. 

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